It is our aim to offer a broad balanced and differentiated curriculum that caters for individual needs and gives pupils opportunities to fulfil their potential. Each pupil’s progress is measured, monitored and catered for.
Pupils with Special Educational Needs are well supported, both within and outside of the curriculum. Much of the support is undertaken in class by Pupil Support Assistants. Additional support is offered by small group work and on an individual basis through withdrawal sessions.
Literacy, numeracy, basic skill programmes and Homework Clubs are provided.
Key Stage 3 Years 7 to 9
All pupils are tested on entry to Kings’ and are placed in ability sets within the first half-term of Year 7. The National Curriculum is taught with the individual in mind. All pupils follow a core curriculum which includes Business Studies (BS).
In Year 7 all pupils will study one of the following foreign languages: French, Spanish, Italian or German. ByYear 8 the more able linguists are offered a second language from: French, Spanish, Latin, German or Italian.
Key Stage 4 Years 10 to 11
Pathways are introduced through our Option Programme at Key Stage 4. Each pathway offers the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Business and Physical Education.
Option choices are then available in a range of subjects and courses culminating in AS level, GCSE and Vocational qualifications. Strong links with local schools and colleges provide us with the opportunities to study an exciting range of subjects ‘off-site’.Work placements can also be arranged to support an adapted curriculum.
At Key Stage 4 vocational, key skills courses and work related learning experiences are offered.